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Can you split payment for Alaska Airlines companion fare?

Arguably the most valuable benefit of the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa cards is the annual companion fare. This discount code allows the cardholder to add a companion to a reservation for just $99...

Amex Enhanced Business Platinum Changes coming – 5X Airfare through AmexTravel

Update: This post includes offers that were valid at the time of publication, but have since expired. Please click here to see the best offers currently available. Via View from the Wing, there are some reported...

Improved Priority Pass already rolling out with Amex Platinum

In the excitement disappointment over the new Amex Platinum card benefits, one new key benefit has slipped in with little fanfare: an improvement in the Amex Platinum Priority Pass offering. Priority Pass covers a network of...

Singapore Airlines Award Chart Changes: more miles, no fuel surcharges

Singapore Airlines has announced upcoming changes to their award chart. While award chart changes typically mean huge devaluations that result in award prices skyrocketing, this change isn't all bad depending on how you value...

[EXPIRED] Today Only: Amazon offering $8.62 off $50. Works with non-Amazon gift cards!

This is a nice deal if you buy exactly $50 worth of stuff.  You should be able to buy $50 by-mail gift cards to Starbucks, Whole Foods, Southwest, Airbnb, Hotels.com, etc.  $8.62 off $50...

Retraction: 1800Flowers 1 month free shipping trick might not work

Yesterday I published "30X Amtrak at 1800Flowers. Here’s why that’s a great deal…"  In that post I showed how to get a fantastic point rebate from 1800Flowers, with the caveat that you have get...

Convert Virgin Points to Alaska, Book Virgin Flights with Alaska & 10K Free Miles...

Alaska Airlines is giving almost everyone 10,000 free miles plus you can now book Virgin flights with Alaska miles and convert your Virgin points as well.

Last call for Quick Deal author applicants

Last week I posted a job opening at Frequent Miler (see: Help Wanted).  I've already received many great looking applications, and now I need to sort through them!  In order to give each application...
Sears double dip

Quick Tip: Portals no longer working for Sears gift card reloads

I had previously reported (here and here) that it was possible to earn portal cash back when reloading Sears gift cards.  A number of readers have since reported that, as of December 12th or...

Quick Tip: eBay Bucks Devalued Down to 1%

An announcement of some major changes to eBay Bucks including the halving of awards earned.

Plastiq MasterCard bill payment fee now 2.5%

Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by credit card.  Plastiq's standard fee for credit card payments is 2.5%, but for quite a while they've...

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